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Date:10/12/2009

ems like water, single-serving snacks and fresh fruits are small changes that could yield a significant impact on the quantity and quality of children's food intake," Sandy Sherman, director of nutrition education at the Food Trust, suggested in the news release.

The study was part of an initiative aimed at boosting the amount of fresh fruit and other healthy snacks on store shelves in Philadelphia, Baltimore and Oakland, Calif.

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The Nemours Foundation has more on healthy snacks for kids.



-- Randy Dotinga



SOURCE: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, news release, Oct. 12, 2009


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